§ Mr. Gallacher
asked the Minister of Labour if he will give the number of unemployed in the Development Areas.
§ Mr. Isaacs
The numbers of insured persons registered as unemployed in each of the Development Areas at 13th October were as follow:
Development Area. Numbers* unemployed. North Eastern 27,453 West Cumberland 1,326 Scottish 38,237 South Wales and Monmouthshire 31,901 South Lancashire 3,686 Wrexham 1,135 Total 103,738 * Males aged 14–64, Females aged 14–59.